The Age of Reform 1250-1550 ( An Intellectual and Relgious History of Late Medieval and Reformation Europe)

Age of Reform, 1250-1550 : An Intellectual and Religious History of Late Medieval and Reformation Europe by Stephen Ozment. Yale University Press,1980

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By Katie (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · January 29, 2014
A good, engaging textbook. I particularly liked Ozment's overview of later medieval thought, theological, philosophical, and political. A subject like that can be difficult to cover in a textbook due to its technicality, but this is a nice balance of clear explanation, the occasional in-depth cas... ...more
By Dwight (Nashville, TN) · ★★★★☆ · April 14, 2014
The most helpful parts of this book are the sections detailing the intellectual milieu of the medieval period leading up to the Reformation. Ozment brilliantly lays out the historical, cultural, and intellectual undercurrents that led directly to the Protestant Reformation. However, the sections... ...more
By Steve (The United Kingdom) · ★★★★★ · April 13, 2011
This is the best book on the Reformation I have ever read and is probably the best book I have read in the past year. Highly recommended. ...more